Definition of Aneuploidy

1. Noun. An abnormality involving a chromosome number that is not an exact multiple of the haploid number (one chromosome set is incomplete).

Generic synonyms: Abnormalcy, Abnormality



Definition of Aneuploidy

1. Noun. (genetics) The condition of being aneuploid; the state of possessing chromosome number that is not an exact multiple of the haploid number. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aneuploidy

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Medical Definition of Aneuploidy

1. One or a few chromosomes above or below the normal chromosome number. For example, three number 21 chromosomes or trisomy 21 (characteristic of Down syndrome) is a form of aneuploidy. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aneuploidy

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anestrous
anestrum
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anethole
anethole trithione
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anethopath
anetic
anetoderma
aneuploid
aneuploidies
aneuploids
aneuploidy (current term)
aneural
aneurin
aneurine
aneurine hydrochloride
aneurine pyrophosphate
aneurins
aneurism
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aneurolemmic
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aneurysm by anastomosis

Literary usage of Aneuploidy

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1. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Bennett J. Cohen, Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"Fetal aneuploidy increases strikingly with maternal age in a number of mouse strains, ... A spectrum of aneuploidy occurs, including trisomies and mosaics, ..."

2. Biographical Memoirs by Caroline K. McEuen, National Academy Of Sciences, National Academy of Sciences Staff (1980)
"aneuploidy of the second and third chromosomes of Drosophila melanogaster. ... Experimentally produced aneuploidy involving the autosomes of Drosophila ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"(5), the frequency of aneuploidy in twins may be increased. One of the three XXX infants had major congenital anomalies and a low birth weight. ..."

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